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[css-animations] Editorial: what media do animation properties apply to?

From: Sylvain Galineau <galineau@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:45:15 +0000
To: "<www-style@w3.org>" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <7BDBE9AE-85FB-4F5E-AA34-7DFEBADC714D@adobe.com>
This issue was originally raised by dbaron [1].

Right now, all the properties in the specification apply to the 'visual' media. That's not right since the visual media group includes print [2].

Except for transition-property [3], css-transitions uses the 'interactive' media. I think this is better than 'visual' though it includes braille, speech or tty.

Though we usually specify a media group in our propdef table, I think this may be a case where we may want to list media types i.e. screen, projection, tv, handheld.

Yes, we could maybe define a new media group but this is a level of bikeshedding I have no wish to inflict on anyone.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2013May/0650.html
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/media.html#media-groups
[3] http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-transitions/#transition-property-property
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